Harlow College

Beatings, 11plus, exam stress – A century of School Culture investigated

By Elana Xerri / 22nd August 2020 / 0 Comments

HAVE you ever wondered what the education system was like 100 years ago compared to now? I decided to find out and this video gives an insight into school life then and now. I interviewed 98-year-old Doris and 17-year-old Callum to discover what their school lives were like. I then compared the two, to show…

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Harlow College campaigns to get more women into engineering

By Elana Xerri / 24th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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THE ENGINEERING course at Harlow College has around 150 students and only 10 of those are female. Unfortunately, the college is representative of the industry as a whole where women, even in the twenty first century, are poorly represented. Reporter Elana Xerri interviewed a student, a teacher and an industry professional to find out more. …

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Former Harlow drama student makes Mischief

By Leah Grace / 20th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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FORMER Harlow College drama student Dave Hearn has described how he made it to the top as a founding member of award-winning Mischief Theatre. Opening up about how his career has brought him success Dave said, “I started acting quite late when I was about 17. I did not really take performing that seriously. One…

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Former Harlow College tutor retires from being the ‘hidden voice’ of NCTJ exams

By Leah Grace / 23rd January 2020 / 0 Comments
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THE VOICE of National Council of Training of Journalism (NCTJ) shorthand exams, Jackie Deering spoke to journalism student Leah Grace about how her secretarial job led to a successful career in shorthand. Jackie became the first shorthand audio exam reader in 2016, at the start of the evolution of audio exams, but now four years…

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Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid visits Harlow College

By Elana Xerri / 22nd November 2019 / 0 Comments
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CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer Sajid Javid visited Harlow College to see its £11m Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre (HAMEC) and speak to students and staff. He was joined by the principle of Harlow College, Karen Spencer and Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harlow, Robert Halfon. A third of the funding for this centre came from the…

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Harlow students use dance to highlight the dangers of cyber bullying

By Elana Xerri / 11th November 2019 / 0 Comments

Reporter Elana Xerri reviews a dance performance warning of the dangers of cyber bullying. HARLOW College supported Anti Bullying Week with a student performance showing the effects of cyber bullying. The dance students delivered an eye opening show, directed by Rob Anderson which had many emotional triggers throughout. The performance was shown to other students…

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Harlow Council Electoral Team share bleak insight into voting behaviour of the young

By Jack Perring / 8th November 2019 / 0 Comments
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ELECTORAL registration officer, Simon Hill as well as members of the Harlow Council Electoral Team visited Harlow College to help encourage young students to register for the upcoming General Election. Emphasising the importance of voting in a democratic society Mr Hill commented “The youth vote really has the power to affect the overall outcome; how…

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Harlow College’s reverse advent calendar and how you can donate

By Matthew Collings / 8th November 2019 / 0 Comments
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AS THE holiday approaches, Harlow College is holding a reverse advent calendar day, to raise bare essentials and food.   Staff and students will donate food or toiletry items each day to the calendar. These will then be split between the college student food cupboard and Harlow Food Bank.   Any donations will be appreciated…

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Harlow College encourages diversity as Black History Month returns.

By Chloe Walpole / 11th October 2019 / 0 Comments
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SALLYANN Abdelmoula, assistant principle at Harlow College, talked with students about the importance of Black History Month. Each October Britain holds Black History Month in which people are encouraged to learn and appreciate other’s and their own differences and ethnicities. Harlow College makes a special effort at this time of year to ensure students and…

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